AT A GLANCE: Rio Tinto’s 2020 Al output stable; bauxite production at 56.1 mln

A summary of Rio Tinto’s fourth-quarter 2020 production results.

In brief:

Aluminium production was in line with 2019, with lower volumes due to the curtailment of Line 4 at the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter in New Zealand and from the Kitimat smelter pot relining campaign, which the ramp-up of the Becancour smelter in Quebec offset. Rio also announced it had reached an agreement with Meridian Energy to continue production at the New Zealand Aluminium Smelter at Tiwai Point until 2024. The ramp-up of the expansion at the CBG mine in Guinea...


Alice Mason

January 19, 2021

11:25 GMT